God, I can't even count the hours, that I have used my mental space and time to replay moments from the past or daydreaming about some far off future - after all my success from persistent, hard-work of course. All of that time spent in a whole other time zone, missing out on today. LET GO! It may sound cliché, but while you are stuck back there or your eyes are fixed on years from now, you are definitely missing today's blessing and opportunity! And today's blessing and opportunity may even give you some healing and clarity on the past. And a new hope for the future.
So today I decided. My body is what it is. And I choose to love it. I've given birth to 2 amazing, healthy girls. Recovered from 2 C-sections, and I've been "skinny" and back again. Goodness, I'm over the constant race to be better looking, to be thinner. I'm over me being my worst body … Continue reading I decided, I’m over the body race…
When you love and care for others it is inevitable that at some point you will feel loss, rejection, disappointment, hurt, or pain. It is the human condition. That's the risk one takes when they let people in or put themselves out there. Why else do so many swear off love, keep people at a distance, or avoid getting involved in community or fellowship? They've been hurt.
To be your true self can be a challenge, but that does not mean you shouldn’t go for it. The world makes sure that you find that task to be very difficult. I will recognize the pressures, expectations, ideas, assumptions, values and judgements the world has. I will also recognize when I give in to […]
This is the second part in a series about how my life has shifted since I chose to live in the knowledge that I was not created to please man or woman. I was designed to please the Father. This particular post is about being able to see my motives for what they were and … Continue reading Pleasure of God, Part 2
The shape of my face, curve of my hips, size of my waist, or the length and color of my hair are not to be treated as if they are traits meant to be aesthetically pleasing to anyone, but my husband, nor are they meant to meet cultural standards.
Originally written: August 1, 2016 I want to lose 30 pounds by the time I turn 33 years old in July of 2017. I had this narrative in my head with all the reasons I wanted to do this. But I thought it worked perfectly for me to just start with a list of 30 … Continue reading 30 Reasons